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MSc Security Management

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Study mode

Online

Duration

28 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Security Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

What you'll learn

The debates between those seeking to retain the discipline’s focus purely on military conflict and those who argue that in a globalised world Security Studies needs to be expanded to a consideration of economic, environmental as well as social issues.

The issue of security management and its application to protecting assets, infrastructure and people. Issues pertaining to cybersecurity, network security, corporate espionage as well as identity theft.

The overall aspect and impact of financial crime in the context of the security of the financial system and wider security-related issues, including financing of terrorism.

Terrorism and political violence conducted by non-state actors.

What intelligence and analysis mean, their overall role, and their application to security-related issues of criminology and the domain of public protection.

Emerging paradigms within counter-terrorism safety and security at both local and global levels, and to explore some justifications for the increasing ‘securitisation’ of social life.

Modules

The module aims to introduce students to emerging paradigms within counter-terrorism safety and security at both local and global levels, and to explore some justifications for the increasing ?securitisation? of social life. Students will explore a variety of social settings where concepts of safety or security are applied. Key theories and policies related to safety and security will be examined and tested, and their ethical and legal implications outlined. Participants will also develop their understanding of contemporary trends in counter-terrorism, security and emerging security threats, through relevant scholarly activity, and through reference to the appropriate academic literature and policy documentation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

9,795

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

9,795

Entry requirements

A relevant second class honours degree or above (such as in criminology, social or political science), or an overseas equivalent qualification is normally required. Alternatively a graduate level professional qualification of comparable standard and suitable work experience (such as policing, security or military work) may be accepted.

University information

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